GIM at the Duke Quality & Safety Conference

Monday, March 28, 2022

The annual Duke Health Quality & Safety conference took place (virtually) March 21-25 and celebrated work in quality improvement, safety and teamwork across the Duke University Health System. The conference brought together hundreds of Duke Health employees to recognize, evaluate, learn, and advance health together.

Duke General Internal Medicine participated in 34 of the 121 posters presented at the conference. Each of the posters are listed below.

  • "Mortality Review Transformation"
    Paula Burgess, RN, BSN, MHA, ARM, CMRP, CPHQ; Faye Farber, MD; Cynthia Cross RN, MSN, CCRN, CNS: Sarah Bologna, MS, RN, ACNS-BC; Adia Ross, MD; Eric Schoolcraft, MSN,BA, RN, ACM; Ken Washington, MHSc, LPN, CPHQ; Laurie Velez, MHA, RN, CNML; Mary Krause, MHA, RN; Jimmy Greenlee, MHA, RPh; Aparna Kamath, MD, MS​

  • “Developing a Direct admission Process from Duke Urgent care To Duke Raleigh hospital CEU”
    Sanjay Adi, MD; Adia Ross, MD; Ashley Voss, PA-C

  • “Emotional Exhaustion in 30,000 U.S. Healthcare Workers Before and During the Covid-19 Pandemic”
    J. Bryan Sexton, PhD; Kathryn C. Adair; PhD Joshua Proulx, BSEE; Jochen Profit, MD; Xin Cui, PhD, Jon Bae, MD; Allan Frankel, MD

  • “Harm Reduction Education for Hospitalized Patients with Opioid Use Disorder”
    ​Talia Bernal, MD; Noel Ivey, MD, FACP; Amy O’Regan, MPH; Dana Clifton, MD

  • “Increasing Goals of Care Conversations at Duke Health within the Last 6 Months of Life”
    Kristen Register Lakis, M.Div., LCSW, Department of Palliative Care; David Casarett, MD, MA, Department of Palliative Care; Angie K. Cain, PHR, SHRM-CP, Office of the Chief Medical Officer; Salam Ibrahim, Performance Services; William English, MBA, MSHA, Department of Palliative Care; Noppon Setji, MD, Hospital Medicine; Yvonne Acker, RN, BSN, CPHQ, Duke Center for Healthcare Safety and Quality

  • “Rethinking Rapid Response and Code Blue: A Proactive and Data-driven Approach to Improve Patient Outcomes”
    Dustin Tart, BSN, RN, CNML, CCRN-CMC, Catie Dunn, BSN, RN, CCRN, Kelly Kester, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CCRN, Cara O’Brien, MD

  • “Designing a guardianship process for hospitalized patients”
    Aparna Kamath, MD, MS; Jason Tatreau, MD, Marcia Moulton, MHA, BSN, RN, CCM, Eric Schoolcraft, MSN, BA ,RN, ACM-RN, Jesse Vick, Ken Washington, MHSc, LPN, CPHQ; Megan Brooks, MD, MPH​

  • “Implementation of a Health System-wide approach to managing Opioid Use Disorder and Responding to the Opioid Epidemic”
    Aparna Kamath, MD MS; John Anderson, MD MPH; Dana Clifton, MD; Jason Tatreau, MD; Lynn Bowlby, MD; Stephanie Eucker, MD PhD; Brian Shaner, MD; Susan Spratt, MD; Crystal Hahn; Michael Spirtos, MD; Mary Oden; Erin Leiman, MD; Padma Gular, MD

  • “Using a Mortality Risk Predictor Model to Improve Advance Care Planning for Patients in the Hospital by Means of a Transitions of Care Toolkit”
    Amanda Bisset, MD; J. Trig Brown, MD, MPH; Paula McKinzie; Merrille Asuncion; Michael Gao; Will Knechtle, MBA, MPH; Aparna Kamath, MD, MS

  • “An inch wide and a mile deep: Utilizing Value Steam Mapping as a kickoff for system redesign”
    Kelsey Seidl, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Zahra Mahbooba, MPH, Laura Tavares, BSN, RN, CMSRN, Eliseu Chuang, MD, Meghan Scanlon, BS, Matthew Raborn, MEng

  • “Casting a Wider Net: Increasing Equity, Inclusivity, and Diversity in Faculty Searches”
    Alicia Bolden, DMSC, MPH, PA-C, Quincy Jones, MSW, MHS, PA-C, Jan Stem, Rachel Porter, PHD, MED, Annamarie Streilein, MHS, PA-C, Nadia Pasha, MD, Lovest Alexander, MHS, PA-C

  • “Health Equity: Exploring the Impact of Case Management Intervention on Emergency Department Familiar Faces”
    Lydia Mitchell, MD; Gregory Pickett Jr., MSW, LCSW, CCM; Aparna Kamath, MD, MS, SFHM; Eric Schoolcraft, MSN, BA, RN, ACM-RN; Marcia Moulton, MHA, BSN, RN, CCM

  • “Get Up, Get Moving, Get Better: An Inpatient Mobility Care Redesign”
    Stephen Telloni MD Unit Medical Director; Vicky Orto DNP, RN, NEA-BC; Brenda Dowse BSN, RN, CMSRN; Uma Kalagnanam, MSN, RN, CEN, NE-BC; Sevda Mirza BSN, RN-BC, CNIV; Jennifer McIlvaine PT, MSPT, CSPHP; Melissa Kandel, OTR/L, BCPR; Tara Jeanette MSPT, CLT; Dorothy Filippi, MSN, RN, CCRN; Adam Glenn BSIE, LSSBB

  • “Over The Counter, Yet Under the Radar”
    Eleanor EnegehBate, MD (PGY-4);; David Boyte, MD, MBA; ​

  • “Implementation of a standardized admission note with automated diagnosis detection to improve the estimation of Expected Mortality”
    ​James Howard, MD; Michael Burt, MD; Talia Bernal, MD; Puneet Singh, MD; Clay Musser, MD; Lana Wahid, MD; Brian Griffith, MD; Sheila Sherzoy, MD; Tara Spector, MD; Yvonne Acker RN; Fletcher​ Fair;  Noppon Setji, MD

  • “Increasing Access to Hospice through the Creation of an Emergency Department to Hospice Workflow”
    Vinay Choksi, MD; Eric Pollak, MD; Rebecca Donohoe, MD; Yvonne Acker, RN, BSN, CPHQ; Barbara Bentley, MSN, RN, MBA, CCM; Kellie Brockman, BS; Adam Glenn, LSSBB, BSIE; Sherri Woody, MSN, RN-BC, CPN; Caitlin Rogers, MMCi; Lauren Thompson, MHSA; Joe Palumbo, MBA, CHAM; Robin Turner, MD; Noppon Setji, MD​

  • “Increasing Access to General Inpatient (GIP) Hospice Services at Duke University Hospital”
    Vinay Choksi, MD; Eric Pollak, MD; Rebecca Donohoe, MD; Yvonne Acker, RN, BSN, CPHQ; Barbara Bentley, MSN, RN, MBA, CCM; Kellie Brockman, BS; Sherri Woody, MSN, RN-BC, CPN; Caitlin Rogers, MMCi; Lauren Thompson, MHSA; Joe Palumbo, MBA, CHAM; Noppon Setji, MD​​

  • “Improving Length of Stay for General Medicine Inpatients through Standardized Multidisciplinary Rounds”
    Vonda Capps, MSN, RN, CNML, Aubrey Jolly Graham, MD, David Gallagher, MD

  • “Connection and resilience: Using interviews to support hospitalist well-being during COVID-19”
    Presenter: Noel Ivey, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Co-author: Noppon Setji, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

  • “Improving Coordination of Care at Duke Raleigh Hospital”
    Zahra Mahbooba, MPH; Eliseu Chuang, MD, MHA; Lauren Griffin, MD; Aravind Boinapally, MD; Caricia Rodriguez, BSN, RN; Jillian Bottari, BSN, RN; Jennifer Pachol, PT; Kelsey Seidl, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Gunjan Mann, MD; Michael Spiritos, MD; Amy Fraccola, BSN, RN

  • “Engaging Hospitalists at Duke Raleigh in A3 Problem Solving”
    Eliseu Chuang, MD, MHA; Zahra Mahbooba, MPH

  • “Discharge Summary Routing –Improvement by Automation”
    David Gallagher, MD; Elizabeth Anderson; Kristian Knutsen ;Lanie Dreibelbis; Barbara Walton; Jonathan Lovins MD; Stephen Telloni, MD; Kevin Shah, MD ​

  • "Huddling Promotes Patient Safety and Better Patient Care"
    Holly Canupp, PharmD, BCACP, CPP, CDCES; Allyson Rhinehart, MHS, PA-C (presenter); Lynn Bowlby, MD; Jan Dillard, MSW, LCSW; Eleanor Goodrow, RN; Solmaz Karimi, PharmD, MS; Valerie Keck, NP-C; Chenelle McInnis, MBA, MSW Student Intern; Diana McNeill, MD; Elissa Nickolopolous, MSW, LCSW; Tracy Setji, MD, MHS; Ahmaya Smalls, PharmD Candidate; Ileana Vink, MPH, RD; Chris Walston, PharmD​

  • "Who’s on First: A Team Approach to Goals of Care"
    Elizabeth Fricklas, MMSc, PA-C; Kristen Lakis, Mdiv, LCSW; David Casarett, MD, MA; Donie Magee, RN BSN, CHPN; Scott Pollard, MSW, BSN, RN BSN; Jennie Petruney, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Carey Anders, MD; Natalie Ashley, BN; Eris Worlds

  • "Reducing Lab Utilization in Primary Care Through Peer Comparison Dashboards"
    Timothy Tsai DO, MMCi; Eric Poon MD, MPH; Kevin Shah MD, MBA; David Halpern MD, MPH

  • "Caring For Each Other: A Resident Led Peer-Debriefing Skills Workshop"
    Samantha E. Dizon, MD and Grace S. Lee, MD, Anthony N.Galanos, MD, Colby Feeney, MD1, Megan JordanMD, Yu-Lin Amy Lee, MD, and Jane Trinh, MD​​​​​​​​

  • "DCI Diagnostic Clinic E-Communication Initiative: Reduction of time to cancer diagnosis"
    Kara Threatt, RN, MSN, ANP, AOCNP; Aviva Emmons,RN-BC, BSN, BA; Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS, FASCO; Donna Phinney, RN, MSN; Natalie Combs; Rebecca Donohoe, MD; Timothy Plonk,MD; Edward Cooner, MD, MBOE; Therese Hennig, PA-C, MPAS; KristinIto, MD; Hope Uronis, MD​

  • "Evaluating inappropriate aspirin use among patients at Duke Health"
    ​Harsh Patolia, MD; Kevin Shah, MD

  • "Advanced Care Planning Clinical Impact in Solid Tumor Oncology Patients"
    Alexandria Mara, Yvonne Acker, Jessica Ma, Jamie Gollon, Salam Ibrahim, Thomas Leblanc, Yousuf Zafar

  • "Embedding population health pharmacists in primary care: Outcomes in diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease"
    Patrick Gregory, PharmD, CPP, BCACP; Ben Smith, PharmD, BCACP, CPP, BCGP ; Sara Johnson, MBA, PMP; Brittney Champagne, PharmD, CPP, BCACP; Amit Patel, PharmD, CPP, BCACP; David Halpern, MD, MPH, FACP

  • "Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening Adherence at Duke Primary Care"
    Sunny Chung, MD and David Halpern, MD, MPH​

  • "CACHE –A multidisciplinary approach to addressing health disparities in hypertension"
    David J Halpern, MD, MPH, FACP ; Andrew Stirling; Shwetha Dash; Patti Gorgone, MAS, BSN, RN, BC; Armando D Bedoya, MD, MMCi; Bradley G Hammill, DrPH; Molly Hoffman, MPH; Richard P Shannon, MD

  • "Using LEAN management to improve hypertension –the DPC experience"
    David J Halpern, MD, MPH, FACP; Julie Baker DNP, FNP-C; Edward Cooner, MD, MBOE; Makeba Felton, MSN, WHNP, FNP-C; Kevin P Shah, MD, MBA; John Anderson, MD, MPH

  • "Integrated Behavioral Health in Duke Primary Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic"
    J. Nathan Copeland, MD; Sara Johnson, MBA; David Halpern, MD; Dan Blalock, PhD; Gary Maslow, MD